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The future of QR code labels

A report published by Future Market Insights (FMI) early in 2019 predicts a shift away from one dimensional (1D) barcode labels to two dimensional (2D) codes, specifically QR code labels, in the next eight to ten years.

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Creating the perfect barcode label

What is a barcode?Simply put barcodes are printed symbols that contain machine-readable data. According to GS1 UK, a not-for-profit consortium that sets barcode standards, the idea of the barcode was conceived in 1948.

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Even more reasons to use Piroto Labelling!

In 2015 we launched our marketing campaign – 52,056 Reasons to use Piroto Labelling. At that time research showed us that, whilst customer satisfaction level were extremely high, our customers didn’t seem to know the extent of our  labelling repertoire.

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Perfect colour matching for labels and tags

Watch our short video to see how using the X-Rite Exact Spectrophotometer helps to ensure the perfect colour match for our clients' labels and tags.

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Improving our record of label waste sent to landfill

Back in 2017 Piroto signed up to the British Printing Industry Federation (BPIF) sponsored waste management scheme – Zero Labels 2 Landfill; pledging to reduce the quantity of label waste that ends up in landfill.

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Co-creating the perfect pallet label

We were delighted to appear in a recent edition of Inbusiness magazine with this story about a local collaboration which resulted in the development of the perfect pallet label.

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Poor allergen identification: risks and solutions

Product recalls and allergen mislabelling incidents are never far from the news; meaning that consumers are fully aware of the, potentially tragic, effects that common ingredients like nuts and seeds can have.

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How to optimise the performance of your traceability tag

Traceability tags or loop lock tags are used across many industry sectors to trace raw ingredients, parts and finished product  through  a production process or, as in the case of a delivery tag,  to a final destination.

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How to colour match your labels & tags and why it’s important

Perfect brandingTalk to any marketer or brand manager and they’ll tell you that a perfect colour match on product pack front labels is vitally important.

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Is it time to rethink your barcode labels?

Often companies have used the same size label format and barcode size for years; it’s probably reached a point where no one actually knows why the decision was made in the first place! Truth is, although barcode scanners and thermal overprinting technology has improved immeasurably over the years it has,...

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